A couple of weeks ago, Google announced that it’s dropping the use of dessert-themed version naming the latest version as Android 10. Now, Google has officially launched the Android 10 version, which is now rolling out to Pixel users from today. The Android 10 Pixel launch includes the phones made by Google 2016 onwards.[wpinsertshortcodead id=”bzyqm5d3e04029f48f”]
Below is the list of main new features which users will get with Android 10:
In Android 10 with Sound Amplifier, the users can boost sound, filter background noise, and fine-tune to what they hear best. Listening to podcasts, watching videos, or talking in a busy room — users need to plug in their headphones and hear everything more clearly. Try it now here.
In Android 10, users can get around with a swipe and a pull. Now, users just have to swipe right for backward, left for forward. When users open an app, they will find a small bar at the bottom of the screen. Users need to swipe left or right this bar for switching between the opened apps. Forgoing to home screen users have to pull up this bar.
Android 10 has a system-level Dark Theme for every part of the OS, which also includes Setting app and notification tray. It takes easy on the user’s eyes and also increases battery life.
Privacy is one of the most important updates which the user will see. Users can control their privacy. Check below for what users can do with the privacy:
- Find and adjust all their privacy settings in one place.
- Decide what data is stored, like their Web & App activity and for how long.
- Can control when your location is shared with apps: all the time, while in use, or never.
- Can Opt-out of ad retargeting and personalization.
For delivering key security and privacy updates faster without the need for full OS updates, Google introduced Project Mainline with Android 10.[wpinsertshortcodead id=”zxikm5d3e04a8f1451″]
The new Focus Mode lets users block certain apps temporarily to minimize distraction. So if the users want to turn off a distracting app to get something done, all they have to do is tap. Try it here.
Users can set digital ground rules for their family, especially kids. They can set screen time limits, view app activity, manage apps and content restriction, and check where they are by seeing their location.
In addition to setting app timers, users can see how they spend their time and set daily limits for individual websites. All within the same Digital Wellbeing dashboard.
How to download Android 10
The Android 10 Pixel launch started rolling out for the Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL, Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL. For update go to Settings > System > System update and tap on the “Check for update” option. It will take weeks or months for the update to arrive on non-Pixel devices. To check all features, you can visit the official website.